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Rep. Adam Schiff (D/CA) in opening arguments at the Impeachment Trial of President Trump, 1/22/20
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Dave Mager
January 22, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Just before 3:30 pm, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls for a 20 min. recess. The President's defense team is coming up. Schiff has argued that Trump's behavior represents a threat to national security, adding, "There is no remedy for such a threat other than removal from the office of...
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U.S. Senate works late into the night on Impeachment Trial, 1/21/20
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Dave Mager
January 21, 2020 - 3:59 pm
The latest Democratic amendment would subpoena Defense Department records. At roughly 9:45 pm, Democrats did not agree to a McConnell request to "stack votes" so senators could have some idea when they're going home. They still don't know when they're going home, with a CBS News producer describing...
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In this image from video, presiding officer Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
AP
January 16, 2020 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding. The...
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AP
January 16, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in Thursday to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, then immediately administered the oath to the full Senate to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors for only the third such proceeding in American. history.
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Robert F. Hyde of Simsbury, with President Trump
Robert F. Hyde For Congress
AP
January 15, 2020 - 11:50 pm
Before emerging as a figure in the impeachment proceedings, Robert F. Hyde was known best in Connecticut as an obscure Republican candidate for Congress censured by his own party's leaders for offensive and misogynistic tweets.
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Rep. Joe Verrengia
Connecticut General Assembly
AP
January 15, 2020 - 4:50 pm
A Connecticut lawmaker charged with drunken driving in October announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection, but said his decision had nothing to do with the DUI charge.
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John Rowland
WTIC File Photo
AP
January 15, 2020 - 11:39 am
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who has served two stints in federal prison, has asked to be released early from the probationary period stemming from his most recent conviction so he can devote himself more fully to his job with a prison ministry.
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Robert F. Hyde of Simsbury, with President Trump
Robert F. Hyde For Congress
Dave Mager
January 14, 2020 - 10:55 pm
Texts from a Simsbury man who's running for Congress have turned up in a politically explosive document trove released by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D/CA). The texts between Robert F. Hyde and indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas suggest Hyde may have played a role in...
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